Tags Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

How the government is keeping hackers from disrupting coronavirus vaccine research

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Behind the scenes, DOD has been working to protect the U.S. government effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine against foreign hacking.

US cyber officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

'Project Taken' tries to protect U.S critical infrastructure in the COVID-19 era.

Volunteer cybersecurity pros say they've stymied hacks against health care organizations

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The group say it's dismantled nearly 3,000 malicious domains and identified more than a 2,000 software vulnerabilities.

Security pros help HHS fix a website flaw that exposed visitors to malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The issue risked exposing people to malware used to steal credit card information and email credentials.

All hands on deck: Infosec volunteers to protect medical organizations during COVID-19 crisis

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

By day, they are cybersecurity professionals at well-known companies. By night, they are working to protect health organizations from hackers.

HHS saw increase in network scanning in midst of COVID-19 outreach

by Greg Otto, Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

HHS saw an uptick in scanning, and U.S. officials are investigating.

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